The Ayurvedic aspect of Dairy Products

The dairy products such as the milk, egg and yogurt possess the attribute of being building in the nature and thus take more energy in the digestion of the food. This article is penned down to make the readers acquaint with some of the intriguing recipes for dairy products which are lighter as well as easier in terms of preparation. Have a look: [Read more…]

The Magnificent Flame of the Forest- Palaash- Butea monosperma

Couple of weeks back, I saw a sudden flash of bright orange amidst a heat scorched patch of thicket near my Ayurveda institute in Bangalore. I felt overjoyed to see one of my favorite trees in full bloom and at the peak of its glory. It was PalaashButea monosperma tree. Its slender frame loaded with thick bunches of fiery, red-orange flowers, shaped like a parrot’s beak! [Read more…]

Keys to Easy Digestion- Proper Cooking and Taste

Digestion is described as the process through which the food coming from the external environment is broken with the intention of integrating it with the inner environment. The process by which the digested elements get integrated with the cells is referred to as absorption. The process through which the unneeded elements are removed is termed as the process of elimination. The level of wellness and nourishment felt by an individual significantly, depends upon the balance struck between the three processes. Read through this article and get acquainted with a number of yet unexplored facts about digestion. [Read more…]

Getting an Indian-Style Oil Massage, An Ayurvedic Version of Heaven

I’ve been lucky enough to experience quite a few different types of massage in my life – from lava rock massages in Hawaii to Swedish massages in swanky hotels, but none is as healing and luxurious as an Ayurvedic oil-massage in India. The oil massage is based on concepts of our overall health and its connections to nature that few have observed in the western world, but that give us a lightness of being and a connection to the earth as you wouldn’t guess from simply rubbing some oils into the muscles and bones of the body. [Read more…]

5 Ayurvedic Spices That Must Be In Your Kitchen

An Indian kitchen is always considered incomplete without spices. Spices are always incorporated in Indian cuisine. [Read more…]

Are Sprouts an Every-Day Food?

Blanket diet rules like eat sprouts, eat raw vegetables, drink plenty of water etc. bear likeness to the nature of a double edged sword. While some of us are truly benefited by adopting them in our lifestyle; some others can end up with imbalance and diseases. Sprouts (from beans, lentils especially) are without a doubt a healthy and nutritious food. However, Ayurveda advises against the habit of eating sprouts regularly. [Read more…]

How You Neutralize Toxins in Ayurveda?

The ancient Indian word Ayurveda means ‘knowledge of life’, this word has the history of 5000 years. In those days physicians used to treat people with this knowledge. This knowledge basically cures man’s root cause and not just their diseases. [Read more…]